In times of emergency and critical situations, I felt a true reliance on the practice and teachings of yoga that I’ve been studying for almost 20 years now, since 2004. As a result, I didn’t stop conducting sessions and from the very first day of the war, I supported my students, helping them adapt to the new circumstances. I conducted a series of workshops and seminars in various countries in Europe and Ukraine. I assisted in dealing with anxiety disorders and the loss of loved ones, all thanks to my yoga practice.
The skills of self-control have been immensely helpful during wartime and have become my crucial internal support. Yoga manifests in a state of profound inner peace, emotional control, and finding answers to very complex questions — where to move forward and what desires are important.
This was particularly noticeable after moving to Switzerland. I continued to engage in my favorite activity — teaching yoga. It provided tremendous support during my adaptation to a new country.
Interestingly, during the war, I had an introduction to the esoteric international yoga space, practicing at Regina Kurti’s studio alongside her. After all, yoga is united in spirit. I felt a greater sense of maturity and an incredible value for tradition. Full article you can read here >> in.yoga